Local Spins writer Brian J. Bowe recalls his late friend and uber-fan of metal who died suddenly earlier this month. Bowe joins a host of West Michigan bands and musicians in playing a benefit Wednesday at Holland’s Park Theatre.
For professional musicians, the obstacles to surviving and thriving can include public misperceptions, lack of connections and the proliferation of weekend warriors willing to play for fun and beer. Singer Diego Morales of The Soul Syndicate offers up his take in this candid Local Spins guest column.
Still touring 'One Last Time': Barry Manilow to play Van Andel Arena March 25. @VanAndelArena Tix on sale Wednesday.
Bowie Night: Grand Rapids' tribute to a legend. Photo gallery by Katy Batdorff + much more at… instagram.com/p/BBfqf1mpHBe/
Elroy Meltzer in the Local Spins Artist Spotlight. Check out the story, video and podcast at… instagram.com/p/BBbPp6upHB5/
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